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Tonge, Neil

Overview
Works: 80 works in 185 publications in 2 languages and 4,739 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Sources  Historical fiction  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BF1031, 941.05
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Publications about Neil Tonge
Publications by Neil Tonge
Most widely held works by Neil Tonge
The terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
You probably thought that the terrible Tudors just spent all their time beheading people. This book helps you find out: the horrible truth about Henry VIII who thought he'd married a horse; which terrible torture methods the twisted Tudors used; and which shocking swear words they simply loved to say. It also includes a grisly quiz
Battles of World War II by Neil Tonge( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Describes major military events of World War II, including the destruction of Poland, the battle of Britain, and the bombing of Pearl Harbor
The Holocaust by Neil Tonge( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Describes the events and politics that led to the Holocaust, explains ways people resisted the Holocaust, and how it finally came to an end
The rise of the Nazis by Neil Tonge( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Describes the rise of the Nazis to power in Germany before the start of World War II
Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil : a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages! by Neil Tonge( Book )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
The history of punishing criminals is a long and gruesome one. In 620 BC, a Greek named Draco wrote a legal code that punished almost every crime with death except murder! For that, criminals were exiled. Odd facts about crime and punishment like this abound in history. Readers encounter many places and periods, from ancient China to the Victorian era, to learn all about the terrible, gross, and strange ways crimes were punished in the past. A colorful layout full of amusing and informative illustrations reinforce the main content, providing historical context and detail that will keep readers turning pages. Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, For Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, illustrations, Sidebars
Hauntings by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Relates five incidents in which people have reported experiencing premonitions of disasters that came true, or sightings of ghosts from the past, and includes a glossary and index
Alien encounters by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Profiles five reported UFO sightings, discussing the circumstances of the encounters and presenting possible explanations for each phenomenon
Anglo-Saxons by Neil Tonge( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Why did the Anglo-Saxons come to Britain? Was there a King Arthur? Who was buried at Sutton Hoo? This book shows you how to find out more about the past and helps you to start a history project of your own
Mysterious places by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Relates the mysteries surrounding many unusual sites around the world, discussing the "curse" of King Tut's tomb, the huge stone statues of Easter Island, and Stonehenge
The terrible Tudors ; and, the slimy Stuarts : two horrible books in one by Terry Deary( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
The Terrible Tudors" gives details of Tudor life, including cruel kings such as Henry VIII. "The Slimy Stuarts" is full of facts about James I, suffering school children, revolting Roundheads and crafty Cavaliers
The uncanny by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Presents five puzzling stories, and the theories that try to unravel them
Broken lives : a Victorian mine disaster by Neil Tonge( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
In the 1840s, fourteen-year-old John, his father, and his five-year-old brother spend their days working thirteen-hour shifts in a dangerous coal mine in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, until a mining explosion changes their family's life forever
Home life by Neil Tonge( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Tudors by Neil Tonge( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Part of a series exploring British history, this text brings the Tudor period to life with simple information and lavish illustration. Made specifically to appeal to children, the text includes fascinating facts, such as that the towns were filthy, and that a cure was often worse than the disease
Ghostly tales from long ago by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
"A collection of "true" ghost stories backed up with historical fact, including retellings of the tragedy of Catherine Howard, the maid of Orleans (Joan of Arc), witch trials in America, and the ghostly battle of the English Civil War." --Amazon.com
Chilling tales from long ago by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Looks at curious happenings connected with key historical events
Industrialisation and society by Neil Tonge( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
'I have a dream' : the story of Martin Luther King by Neil Tonge( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
When Ben is feeling hurt and upset after being called racist names, he is glad of the encouraging words of a kind stranger. Later that day, as Ben and his father join thousands of people at a huge rally in the centre of Washington D.C. Ben is surprised to see his new friend
Livingstone and the Victorian explorers by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Looks at exploration and explorers in the Victorian era, looking in depth at concentrating on David Livingstone in Africa. It also covers the search for the North-west Passage, the exploration of central Australia, and Francis Younghusband's exploration of India's north-west frontier and Tibet. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
The fact or fiction behind the Egyptians by Neil Tonge( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Truth or Busted's ancient Egyptians title explores popular myths and legends about one of history's most fascinating periods in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable! Alongside features such as 'Pharoah Phact Phile' in which we learn about some of Egypt's wackiest rulers, Truth or Busted statements such as 'The ancient Egyptians used children as scarecrows' or 'Ground-up mummies were used as medicine' are explored. We look at where the idea came from, whether it has any basis in truth, or whether they can be consigned to folklore. Finally, each statement is given a TRUTH or BUSTED evaluation! A must for anyone interested in the Egyptians, or studying history at school!
 
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English (90)
Danish (1)
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